15.8—October 2002


Exploiting the Abused

by James Hitchcock


The Leading Edge

Ethics in a Vacuum

by Phillip E. Johnson

The Matter At Hand

Something That Doesn’t Love a Wall

by Leon J. Podles

As It Is Written...

Judah & His Brothers

by Patrick Henry Reardon


Darwin as Epicurean

An Interview with Benjamin Wiker

by Benjamin Wiker

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The Subversion of Middle-Earth

Tolkien’s Symphony of Virtue Meets Hollywood
by Garrin W. Dickinson

Waging Peace

War, Christianity & the Divine Order
by Louis R. Tarsitano

Episcopal Oversights

The Crisis in the Catholic Church Extends Far Beyond Sex Scandals
by Kenneth D. Whitehead


St. Paul the Eccentric

David Mills on Those Who Would Separate Jesus from St. Paul

Imagining New Cheese

Anne Barbeau Gardiner on a Psychology for Utopia

Shakers Without Salt

John E. Murray on the Loss of Religious Charisms

Just Visiting Ourselves

Michael P. Foley on the Careless Solemnity of a Hollywood Remake

book reviews

A Cautionary Tale

The Voices of Morebath
by Eamon Duffy
by Louis R. Tarsitano

Classical Decline

Climbing Parnassus
by Tracy Lee Simmons
by Gerald J. Russello


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